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Notable Historical Events for April 19th

1986Michael Spinks beats Larry Holmes in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

1932President Herbert Hoover suggests 5 day work week

1932Bonnie Parker is captured in a failed hardware store burglary, and subsequently jailed. A grand jury fails to indict her, however, and she is released a few months later

1991Evander Holyfield beats George Foreman in 12 for heavyweight boxing title

1909Joan of Arc receives beatification

2005Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger elected Pope Benedict XVI on the second day of the Papal conclave.

1949Yankees dedicate a plaque for Babe Ruth

1934Shirley Temple appears in her 1st movie, "Stand Up & Cheer"

1782John Adams secures Dutch Republic's recognition of the United States as an independent government and house he purchased in The Hague, Netherlands became first American embassy.

1947After scoring 45 goals during the regular season, Maurice Richard is named MVP.

April 19th Historical Events
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Notable Birthdays on April 19th

1721Roger Sherman, American lawyer and Founding Father of the United States (Declaration of Independence, Constitution)

1981Hayden Christensen, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canadian actor (Sam-Life as a House, Star Wars)

1883Getulio Vargas, President of Brazil (1930-45, 1951-54), modernizer

1935Dudley Moore, London England, actor (10, Arthur, Bedazzled, 6 Weeks)

1987Maria Sharapova, Russian tennis player

1979Kate Hudson, Los Angeles, California, American actress (Almost Famous, You, Me and Dupree)

April 19th Birthdays
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Notable Weddings on April 19th

1956US actress Grace Kelly marries Monaco's Prince Rainier III (in Church)

1997Tennis player champion Andre Agassi (26) weds actress and model Brooke Shields (31) in Monterey, California

April 19th Weddings
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Notable Deaths on April 19th

1967Konrad Adenauer, West Germany chancellor (1949-63), dies at 91

1882Charles Robert Darwin, naturalist (Origin of Species), dies at 73

April 19th Deaths
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